TONIGHT! WORCESTER NAACP meeting!!!
YWCA, Salem Sq. (across from the main library)
Summer break is over for the Worcester NAACP, but the work never stops! Although we suspended our meetings for the month of August, many of our members have been hard at work advancing the cause of social justice and equity.
This month’s agenda will touch upon the work we are doing in the areas of economic development, education, health, energy, unity and honoring our veterans.
Please join us at our next meeting to see what we are doing and how you can make a difference in Worcester. Join the NAACP!
Below is the agenda for the meeting:
Colored Citizens of Worcester Honor Roll monument – Bill Coleman, Member at Large
Report back on progress and community concerns
Faith in Worcester Day of Prayer – Dr. George Yancey, 1st VP, Religious Affairs Chair
Update on Event schedule for Tues., September 27th @ 5:30pm, in front of City Hall
Prostate Cancer Awareness – Dr. Faina Shtern
Presentation to determine our interest in hosting a Prostate Cancer Awareness Event
Worcester Community Labor Coalition – Leonard Cooper, 3rd VP, Economic Development Chair
Report back on the Worcester Jobs Funds (Pre-Apprentice and Apprentice Training Programs) Graduates
TIF Policy – Report Back on efforts to increase the minority/women and low income percentages for Worcester residents hired on permanent jobs
Leadership Training: ESSA (Every Student Suceeds Act), Energy Leadership
Training Summary by attendees (Penny Mikunas, Education Co-Chair, Yvonne Brown, Secretary)
NAACP New England Area Conference Annual Meeting
Friday Sept. 23rd – Sunday Sept. 25th
Finalizing list of interested participants & voting for delegates
Upcoming Worcester NAACP elections
Thank you and hope to see you tonight!
ON WEDNESDAY! FOR KIDS! FREE!!!